Manage mobility securely with BES12

  • Manage iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry
  • Supports Android™ for Work and Samsung KNOX™ Workspace 
  • On-premise or cloud-based options 
  • Easy-to-use for large enterprises and small business alike
  • Reliable and secure infrastructure


The Definitive Guide to Enterprise Mobile Security

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Your secure command and control center

BES®12 lets you securely and efficiently manage enterprise mobility across iOS, Android™ (including Android™ for Work and Samsung KNOX™), Windows Phone® and BlackBerry® devices. It allows you to strike the right balance between offering your employees choice of device, and keeping your organization's confidential data secure.


BES12 provides an attribute-driven, endpoint-permissions model that lets you manage devices, apps and data, by-person or by-group, from a single console and in any ownership model, from BYOD (bring your own device), to COPE (corporate owned, corporate liable, personally enabled) and COBO (corporate owned business only). It features a powerful modern architecture with high scalability to deploy large numbers of devices so you can expand your mobility fleet when required. BES12 is at the core of your Enterprise Mobility Ecosystem.

BES12 On-premise

Choose BES12 on-premise for proven security. Streamline your EMM in a single, unified console.

BES12 Cloud

BES®12 Cloud is a comprehensive, yet easy-to-use solution that’s flexible and scalable enough to securely meet the needs of any organization.

BES12 Cloud: Mobility Made Easy

BES12 Cloud makes mobile productivity easier than ever for businesses of all sizes, by offering the security and control you expect from BlackBerry. It’s the secure foundation for your business, no matter what devices you use – from iOS, Android and Windows Phone to BlackBerry devices.

Easy to set up and get started

You can set up BES12 Cloud and have it up and running quickly with its fully integrated web-based interface. No IT experience is required. Included is the support of a dedicated team of technical experts to provide you with the peace of mind and reliability that your business deserves.


BES12 Cloud supports various device ownership models and deployment scenarios, allowing you to find the right balance between offering your employees choice of device while keeping your business data secure. It provides you the flexibility to tailor your EMM platform needs as your business grows.

Reliable and secure infrastructure

Are you concerned with security breaches or risk of data loss? BES12 Cloud is built on proven security trusted by thousands of companies around the world. It lets you control permissions and policies by individuals/groups across endpoints and apps, while protecting employee privacy.

Global (24/7) technical support

Your organization can rely on the industry-leading support included with a BES12 Cloud subscription. To go a step further, invest in premium relationship-based technical and professional services to meet your more complex and challenging demands.

Protect all mobile content

Maintain complete control of business assets on employees’ mobile devices with management controls appropriate for your business and users. Security is extended through encryption, certificates and containerization capabilities.

Easy to upgrade

Whether you are evaluating EMM solutions, have an EMM solution from another vendor, or are already a BES customer, it’s easy to get the latest version of BES12.

Easy to deploy

Manage all endpoints through one, consolidated, easy-to-use console. Whether you have BES5, BES10 or any other EMM platform you can upgrade to BES12 easily.

BES12 Cloud uses a web-based browser interface that doesn’t require server installation. You can go from purchase to service availability in minutes.

What's New

BES12 update

  • Support for Samsung KNOX Workspace
  • Support for Android for Work
  • BlackBerry® Secure Connect Plus for KNOX Workspace and Android for Work (on-premise deployment only)
  • Support for Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP)

BES12 Cloud customers

Software upgrades and updates are included during the subscription period.

BES12 on-premise customers


Comprehensive Multi-OS EMM

Whether you manage a single work space, a hardened high security environment or have a multi-OS BYOD deployment, BES12 gives you control over the availability and usage of devices, apps, activities and mission-critical data.

Scalable Architecture

BES12 has been built from the ground up as a modern services-based architecture.

Scalable up to 25K devices per server and 150K devices per domain.

Can be deployed on-premise or through a cloud-based solution, which offers a simplified set-up process.

High availability and disaster recovery configuration options available.

BES12 reduces complexity, optimizes pooled resources, ensures maximum uptime and helps you achieve the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Application, Content & Device Management

With MAM, MDM AND MCM across multiple OSs and devices, all built into a single console, BES12 is the command and control center for your secured enterprise.

Support multiple device ownership policies at once, from BYOD to COPE to COBO.

Lifecycle management of apps across iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry devices.

Integrated secure connectivity provides applications with behind-the-firewall-access to your organization’s resources through BlackBerry Secure Enterprise Connectivity or VPN.


BlackBerry’s security is trusted by thousands of enterprises around the world. Using encryption, containerization, app-wrapping and BlackBerry’s secure infrastructure, BES12 locks down your mission-critical data both on-device and in-transit.

BlackBerry® Secure Enterprise Connectivity enables all mobile traffic to pass from the device through a single port behind your firewall. Work data is encrypted in transit and secured end-to-end without the need for a mobile VPN.2

BES12 is built on proven security you can trust.

Client-side lockdown

Secure work spaces managed by BES12 allow multi-OS ownership models from BYOD to company-owned, keeping personal data private and work data secure. Security is extended through encryption, certificates and containerization capabilities. You are in complete control of all the corporate assets being used on your employees’ mobile devices.

Trusted network

BlackBerry is renowned for its secure global network. This network provides the BES12 Cloud infrastructure, as well as secure connectivity for BES12 on-premise, with tight control of mission-critical traffic and data.

Enterprise mobility ecosystem

BES12 is the ‘central nervous system’ of a powerful ecosystem that brings together mobile devices, mobile apps, ISV solutions and carrier services to help mobilize your business workflows. Extend your EMM capabilities with a portfolio of value-added services (VAS) to complement your investments.

Hardened for regulated industries

BES12 supports all tiers of device ownership and deployment models from BYOD to COPE and COBO for regulated industries. Combining BES12 and BlackBerry devices guarantees one of the most secure, end-to-end mobility solutions in the market today.

Global support (24/7)

Organizations rely on the industry-leading support that is available for BES12 Annual Subscriptions or Perpetual Licenses. This will help evolve your EMM strategy and manage all your complex and demanding technical requirements. Tailor your EMM solution with additional relationship-based support for even greater satisfaction.

Enterprise apps

BlackBerry partners extend our software ecosystem with best-in-class secured apps. For iOS and Android, secured partner apps are locked down with Secure Work Space; partner apps developed for BlackBerry devices take advantage of the renowned BlackBerry OS-level security

Enterprise Service Monitoring

Mobile devices have evolved to become the primary conduit of enterprise data access. As a result, the availability and performance of the underlying mobile infrastructure is now critical to day-to-day operations.

BES Monitoring solutions from two key BlackBerry partners, GSX Solutions and ISEC7, allow organizations with a BES to monitor critical mobile, messaging and enterprise services.

  1. 1 30-day (BES12 Cloud) or 60-day (BES12 on-premise) Free Trial Offer: Limited time offer; subject to change. Limit 1 per customer. Trial starts upon activation and is limited to 50 Gold BlackBerry subscriptions and 50 Secure Work Space for iOS and Android subscriptions. Gold Level subscription Licenses can be interchangeably used for Silver level device activation for BlackBerry 10, iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Samsung KNOX devices. Following trial, customer must purchase subscriptions to continue use of product. Not available in all countries. Subscriptions can be purchased direct or from authorized resellers. When a system is upgraded to production, the trial subscriptions will no longer be available. This Offer is void where prohibited and is subject to modification, extension or early termination at BlackBerry’s sole discretion.
  2. 2 In-transit encryption is offered through secure enterprise connectivity or VPN for on-premise BES12 deployments and through VPN for BES12 Cloud.